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Joe Perry collapses backstage at Hollywood Vampires concert, taken to hospital

on July 11, 2016, 12:29am
 

Joe Perry collapsed backstage during a concert in Coney Island on Sunday and was rushed to a nearby hospital, according to Rolling Stone.

Perry, a founding member of Aerosmith, was performing with his supergroup The Hollywood Vampires. Fan-shot video (above) shows Perry stumbling off stage mid-way through a song. Once backstage, Perry lost consciousness and collapsed. He was revived by EMS and taken to a Brooklyn hospital.

According bandmate Alice Cooper, Perry was feeling ill prior to the show, though did not elaborate the exact nature of his ailment. “He is stable right now, with family & is under the best care,” Perry tweeted.

The Hollywood Vampires, which also count Johnny Depp as a member, are next due to play in Kettering, Ohio on Tuesday.

Update — Monday, July 11th at 5:00 p.m. CT: The Hollywood Vampires have bowed out of their late night debut on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert tonight, EW reports. They will be replaced by Blink-182 who are supporting their new album California. Alice Cooper also took to Twitter to reassure fans that the supergroup will play their Kettering, Ohio show on Tuesday and their remaining tour dates.

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